nunhood

[ nuhn-hood ]

noun
  1. the status, vocation, or responsibilities of a nun.

Origin of nunhood

1
First recorded in 1805–15; nun1 + -hood
  • Also called nunship.

Words Nearby nunhood

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British Dictionary definitions for nunhood

nunhood

/ (ˈnʌnhʊd) /


noun
  1. the condition, practice, or character of a nun

  2. nuns collectively

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